This session is over, but you can receive a video recording and handout!
- Complete the registration process
- Class materials will be emailed to you
Hands-On Safety: Fall Protection
Falls are a significant source of injury and death within both general industry and construction.
Falls are a hazard found in many work settings. They can occur during walking, climbing stairs or a ladder to change a light fixture, or as a result of a complex series of events affecting a framer or roofer 60 feet above the ground!
Top take-aways during this Breakfast Session:
- The differences between general industry and construction requirements for fall protection.
- Tasks often associated with fall hazards.
- The lack of task pre-planning and use of inexperienced workers in elevated work.
- Define the role of the competent person in fall protection.
- Define the different types of fall protection that can be used.
- The training required to select and properly use fall protection.
- Requirements for rescue for a worker that has fallen and been saved by their personal protective equipment.
- Real-world examples from both construction and general industry.
This is the third of three safety sessions! See links below for more: